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Ramadan in Downtown West


  • DW Calgary 1000 9 Avenue Southwest Calgary, AB, T2P 2Y6 Canada (map)

“It may come as a surprise to non-Muslims that the holy month of Ramadan, when many Muslims spend daylight hours fasting, is one of our city’s biggest celebrations of food. It seems counter-intuitive, but the 29 or 30 days of fasting are a particularly food-focused time of the year within Islamic communities.

Where to eat in DW during Ramadan?  Try Atlas Specialty Supermarket & Persian Cuisine at 1000 9 Ave SW.  Specializing in Persian dishes such as rich khoresht stews, kabob wraps and fresh salads, Atlas is a busy spot during Ramadan, offering light soups to help observers gently break their fasts in addition to its regular menu.”  READ MORE AT AVENUE CALGARY>>